Tag Archives: 2016 Stampin’ Up! Holiday Catalogue

Cookie Cutter Christmas never-ending card

Cookie Cutter Christmas the most popular bundle in the 2016 Holiday Catalogue As you know I have been away on holidays these last few weeks. When I arrived home, I had received some fabulous handmade Christmas cards. One of my favourites was by Astrid Bealing, a member of my team of demonstrators, the Crafty Paper Bees.… Read More »

Seasonal Bells wedding favours tutorial

Seasonal Bells wedding favours tutorial These are so sophisticated and would be lovely as table decorations and wedding favours.  Whilst the Seasonal Bells Stamp Set is primarily a Christmas stamp set, it does a couple of gorgeous wedding images. You will be create these whilst I am away – looking forward to seeing what you… Read More »

Warmth & Cheer Treat bags

I am away on holidays so thought I would post this cute as treat bag tutorial.  I will be making a few of these when I get back. Stampin’ Up! Product List For further information for the products used in today’s project, just click on the items below to view in my Online Store.  I… Read More »

Santa’s Sleigh Christmas Sampler

Santa’s Sleigh Christmas Sampler I love creating framed samplers and if it is a Christmas sampler it is even more fun.  I designed this framed sampler for my Christmas Extravaganza Creative Class, an all day event which gave us plenty of time to make it.  I think it was the most popular project for the event.… Read More »

Get ready for the Online Extravaganza

Here are the details Online Extravaganza only happens once a year so be sure to make the most of it.  And what I really like about this promotion, is that Christmas products are included in plenty of time to use for  Christmas, including card kits, embossing folders, Thinlit Dies, punches – lots of fabulous bargains.  Visit… Read More »

It is time for a Christmas Day at the Beach

Day at the Beach shared overseas I couldn’t wait to share this card with you cause there are not a lot of Aussie Christmas cards out there.  I had to wait until the recipient received it.  It is a special card.  Remember when my friend, Christine, a demonstrator in the USA, sent me a  Stampin’ Up!… Read More »

Onstage Stampin Up 2016 Brisbane Swaps

OnStage Stampin’ Up! is over for another year Sadly, OnStage is over for another year.  I just remembered that I have yet to post my swaps.  Swaps are an important of OnStage and also are part of the Stampin’ Up! culture.  So why do we do swaps?  It is the opportunity to meet other demonstrators,… Read More »

Handmade Christmas gifts – my Christmas Extravaganza is here

Looking for fabulous handmade Christmas gifts, this is the solution These projects are so good that you won’t want to part with them.  But if you are strong, after this creative class you will have the following to share: Christmas Sampler featuring Santa’s Sleigh bundle (made to fit the 9x 9″ Ikea frame) ‘Z’ fold… Read More »

DIY gift for Christmas

Looking for that DIY gift for Christmas At this time of the year I am always on the lookout for fabulous and easy DIY gift ideas to share (and of course, to use myself).  This emery board holder was inspired by one created by Kerstin Kreis.  What I love about it most, is how easy it… Read More »

Making a Difference the Stampin’ Up! way

Crafty Paper Bees making a difference! Twice a year, the Crafty Paper Bees (my team of demonstrators) support a worthy cause.  This year it was beyondblue.  There is always a lot of hard work involved in hosting a Charity Day – but then again, nothing that is that worthwhile is going to come easy.  In preparation,… Read More »

Merry Mice come alive for Christmas!

Merry Mice Better than Hallmark/Just Cards Creative Class Time: 10am-12md Friday 21 October 2016 ($16) and 7pm- 9pm  ($16 as a special offer, free with a qualifying order night class only)     Location: my studio workshop, Salisbury   Required: basic kit# Projects:  Two cards featuring Stampin’ Up!’s Merry Mice Stamp Set – featured techniques – colouring with… Read More »

In a card sketch, simplicity is the king

Can simple be a big winner in a card sketch? I love a good card sketch – and these are fabulous.  They are super simple and use Stampin’ Up!’s fabulous Designer Series Paper (double sided patterned paper).   These can be used to create multiple cards in no time at all. You may have noticed that I have been… Read More »

Simple handmade cards can still wow!

Stampin’ Up! Holiday Catalogue Launch I am now heading into the busiest part of the Stampin’ Up! season. There is lots to do as I try to share as much as I can to inspire everyone in the leadup to Christmas.  Last Saturday and Sunday were my Christmas launches.  They were so much fun and… Read More »

Celebrate World Card Making Day

World Card Making Day  Super Specials Do you remember the last time you received a card in the mail? In a sea of junk mail and bills, a card is a simple thing that really stands out to the person who receives it.  Sending a card is a small gesture that shows just how much… Read More »

Warning Warning Super Stampin’ Up! Specials – Designer Series Paper Sale

Love Stampin’ Up! Designer Series Paper? We can all use more Designer Series Paper which is double sided patterned paper, so I am confident that you are going to love this news: a Designer Series Paper Sale.  Between 1 and 31 October, you can buy three packages of Designer Series Paper and get one free!  This… Read More »